Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
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Diego Garcia: Senior Estimator
Accountable for the preliminary or definitive estimates for projects. Calculates estimates by using processes, labor availability and productivity, material prices, based on historical data. Tabulates cost studies, cash flows, and prospect analysis. Under general supervision, solves complex problems requiring detailed knowledge of field and industry best practices in project controls. Uses experience and problem solving skills to develop and improve processes. May provide guidance to less experienced team members. Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 10 years of experience.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Sr. Estimator - Construction
This position will report to the Senior Manager Estimating functionally and support the Government Services product line, and will be responsible for applying advanced estimating techniques, requiring extensive engineering and estimating experience.
Perform discrete cost estimates in support of new pursuit/cost proposal requests as required in accordance with KBRSI Government & Infrastructure Estimating Manual as well as Government Compliance principles associated with cost estimating for government contracting.
This position will provide advanced estimating services for government based construction services as follows –
Hard bid estimates start to finish, for large top ENR federal contractor, call and lead meetings as needed to meet goals and dates, follow up and through to deliver tight competitive estimates minimizing scope gaps and misses.
Work with other estimators and project team members, encourage ethics in estimating, be aggressive yet sound in bid fees, buy downs and margins.
Personally read plans, amendment and specs to develop takeoffs, apply productivity factors, develop labor plans and crew sizing, and then price the work for purposes of bidding self-performed work.
Input on strategies, be creative and voice ideas and options to help book work, success hit ratio at 25% is needed, secure subcontractor coverage and active relationships, call subcontractors and secure their best numbers. Help locate leads, attend and actively participate in site visits, pursuit conference calls, subcontractor lists and contacts a plus, positive history and positive working relationships with subcontractors is a must.
Write scope sheets, instructions to bidders, distribute documents and instructions to bidders and bidder information, be able to support self without administrative and clerical assistance.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Primary Location: GB-IO-Diego Garcia Island
Other Locations: US-US-TX-Houston
Req ID: 1082588